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Environmental Politics

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  • Hartford Group Proposes School Lottery Advantage For Clark School Students

    Hartford Group Proposes School Lottery Advantage For Clark School Students
    HARTFORD — Arguing that Clark Elementary School families have been "failed again," the education reform group Achieve Hartford! called on school officials to "go bold" and give Clark students an advantage in this year's school choice lotteries....
  • Ford airs first F-150 ad to mention fuel economy

    DETROIT Ford is finally advertising fuel economy as an attribute of the 2015 F-150 that it has spent millions to redesign and manufacture as a lighter, more capable and efficient truck. The fourth spot of a new national advertising campaign that began in...
  • Officials welcome Superfund possibility for Hackensack River

    The federal government's decision to consider making the Hackensack River a Superfund site is drawing praise from local mayors and other elected officials — but that praise comes with caveats, including a sense that the Hackensack's pollution is...
  • Bloom says he will challenge state Sen. John Miller

    Conservative activist John Bloom, an engineer at Newport News Shipbuilding, hopes to challenge state Sen. John Miller, D-Newport News, in November. Bloom supports offshore drilling, mining for uranium, and allowing voters to register by party, to...
  • The White House�walks away from clean coal

    On the banks of the Illinois River, about 60miles west of the state capital in Springfield, an old coal-fired power plant sits waiting for its future to arrive. First opened in 1948, it's been dormant since 2011, when its owner, St. Louis-based Ameren,...
  • Want to influence a member of Congress? Dangle a K Street job

    Want to influence a member of Congress? Dangle a K Street job
    Frank Underwood of Netflix's "House of Cards" may seem like America's most corrupt politician. He will stop at nothing, not even murder, to advance his political career. But as a political scientist, I know that real-life corruption is much more...
  • Rauner stumbles with hiring of aide's sister

    Rauner stumbles with hiring of aide's sister
    In a Jan. 22 speech to University of Chicago students, Gov. Bruce Rauner explained why he would hire outside experts to serve in his administration. "I want people from the private sector like me, but I also really, really need talented people in...
  • Sketches of challengers to health care law subsidies

    A look at the four Virginia residents who are suing the Obama administration over the health care overhaul. They all are eligible for subsidies that would significantly reduce the cost of their health insurance premiums, but say they would rather not have...
  • Oglala, Armour schools get federal funding to replace buses

    Two South Dakota school districts are among those receiving federal funding toward new less-polluting buses. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded more than $3 million in rebates to replace 210 older diesel school buses with vehicles that...
  • Glenview continues collecting in unrecyclables program

     Glenview continues collecting in unrecyclables program
    On Feb. 6, a steady stream of people dropped off unwanted medications and sharps, batteries, and mercury-containing devices to Glenview Village Hall. The patriotic also brought American flags in for retirement. During the week, bins also are available...
  • Delegation says Environmental Protection Agency reaffirms approval of North Dakota haze plan

    The Environmental Protection Agency has reaffirmed its approval of North Dakota's plan to address haze caused by coal-fired power plants, rejecting an appeal by environmental groups who favor a federal plan. The EPA in 2012 agreed with the state Health...